Miller Music Corp. v. Charles N. Daniels, Inc., 362 U.S. 373 (1960)
U.S. Supreme CourtMiller Music Corp. v. Charles N. Daniels, Inc., 362 U.S. 373 (1960)
Miller Music Corp. v. Charles N. Daniels, Inc.
Argued February 24-25, 1960
Decided April 18, 1960
362 U.S. 373
Under the Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. § 24, when the author of a copyrighted musical composition dies testate, leaving no widow, widower or child, before time to apply for renewal of the copyright, his executor is entitled to the renewal rights -- even though the author had previously sold and assigned his renewal rights to a music publisher. Pp. 362 U. S. 373-378.
265 F.2d 925, affirmed.